Da Capo Best Music Writing
The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Hip-hop, Jazz, Pop, Country and More Revised edition
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Da Capo Best Music Writing by Mary Gaitskill
Book DescriptionThis is the seventh book in the eagerly-awaited series of annual collections celebrating the best of writing on all styles of music, from rock to hip-hop to jazz to pop to blues and more. "Da Capo Best Music Writing" has become one of the most eagerly-awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of essays, missives and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop, R&B, jazz, pop, blues and more, it is essential reading for anyone who loves great music and accomplished writing. Scribes of every imaginable sort - novelists, poets, journalists, musicians - are gathered to create a multi-voiced snapshot of the year in music writing that, like the music it illuminates, is every bit as thrilling as it is riveting. Past writers have included: Elizabeth Mendez Berry; Ta-Nehisi Coates; Michael Corcoran; Robbie Fulks; Michelangelo Matos; Alex Ross; Roni Sarig; Joel Selvin; Toure; Lynn Hirschberg; Chuck Klosterman; Elizabeth Gilbert; Jay McInerney; Elvis Costello; Susan Orlean; Jonathan Lethem; David Rakoff; Mike Doughty; Lorraine Ali; Greil Marcus; Richard Meltzer; Robert Gordon; Sarah Vowell; Nick Tosches; Anthony DeCurtis; William Gay; Whitney Balliett; Lester Bangs; Rosanne Cash; Eddie Dean; Selwyn Seyfu Hinds; Kate Sullivan; Alec Wilkinson; David Hadju; Lenny Kaye; The Onion; Mark Jacobson; Gary Giddins; John Leland; Luc Sante; Monica Kendrick; and Kalefa Sanneh.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306814990
(210mm x 140mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Gaitskill
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First published: New York: Pantheon Books, 2009.
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Author Biography - Mary Gaitskill
Mary Gaitskell is the author of the novel Veronica, a finalist for the National Book Award and one of the New York Times' top 5 novels of the year. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harpers Magazine, Esquire and other publications, and her story "Secretary" was the basis for the film of the same name. She lives in New York. Daphne Carr is a music journalist, critic and scholar who lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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